Jane
Jane

Jane

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://janerestaurant.com/
  • Phone: 2122547000x
  • Hours of Operation:
    M-Th: 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.
    F: 11:30 a.m. – midnight
    Sat: 9:30 a.m. – midnight
    Sun: 9:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Executive Chef: Glenn Harris
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
  • Special Events: Contact May Cohen for your special event needs events@ctrnyc.com or 212.966.3250

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Between Thompson Street and La Guardia Place
  • Public Transit: 1, 2 to Houston
    B, D, F, M, 6 to Broadway/Lafayette
    A, C, E to Spring Street or West 4th Street.
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Jane
Jane is a casual American bistro located between Greenwich Village and Soho. Since April 2001, neighborhood regulars and destination diners alike flock to Jane for its value-priced brunch, lunch and dinner menus. Jane also serves as an ideal location for private events, from business dinners to baby showers.

At Jane, the menu showcases an affinity for local ingredients with what New York magazine calls “cleverly tweaked but unpretentious American cuisine.” To complement the food, Jane offers a hand-selected, extensive wine list and seasonally driven cocktails.

Jane is the sister restaurant to The Smith East Village, The Smith Lincoln Center and The Smith Midtown.
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Jane reviews from OpenTable diners
288 reviews since June 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.3
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for brunch (196)fit for foodies (134)neighborhood gem (130)great for lunch (91)good for groups (86)hot spot (64)romantic (39)special occasion (37)kid-friendly (22)vibrant bar scene (12)late-night find (9)notable wine list (5)scenic view (4)great for outdoor dining (3)Show More
  • Amazing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Service, atmosphere, and goes the extra to please their customers!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantastic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    I had the prime rib which was simply the best thing I have ever eaten (only available on Saturdays). Our waiter was great and made really good recommendations. Not a bad thing to say. Excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Brunch
    Comet
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Perfect stop for a great brunch or lunch! A bit noisy but staff is friendly and vibe is young!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • consistently good food!
    live2eat
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Enjoyed our brunch at Jane again! Took a friend who is a native New Yorker who had never been. She loved it!! We will be back Donna from Baltimore
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • my friends fell in love!
    Kitkat1428
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    My friends kept raving about the place. I had been there before but they hadn't. They said it absolutely made their trip to NYC!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Brunch
    SusanVIP
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Delicious brunch food, with upbeat vibrant atmosphere!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food is good...
    bism12
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    I've been to Jane several times in the past and loved it. Unfortunately, that's no longer the case. I had a 2 pm reservation and arrived at 1:40 pm. Checked in with the hostess, was told table would be ready closer to 2. I had no idea how much closer to 2 so I checked back at 1:55. I was told to come back at 2:00 or 2:02. Um ok. Meanwhile, there are people arriving later than I did being seated. Check back again at 2:15. Table still isn't ready. Finally got seated at 2:30 pm. Before our plates were empty, a guy came by and took them away. Food is good but there are 100 other restaurants within arms reach with great food. Oh and they no longer offer a free mimosa with your $18 french toast. No brainer for me, I won't be returning.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fantastic brunch
    Reviewer
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    I would go back every weekend if I could. Delightful food and wonderful ambiance. A reservation is a necessity.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always a good choice
    Bklyn
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Jane is our go to place for consistently good high quality food with a diverse enough selection to apeal to most. The space is large enough space that you can talk without feeling on top on your neighbor and it can accommodate larger groups.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great Sunday special
    Jake
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Jane was terrific. The service was excellent and friendly. The Sunday special--flat iron steak, pomme frites, with bernaise sauce---for only $19.95! Delicious and a great price.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic brunch experience.
    AR26
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    My experience at Jane was phenomenal in all regards. The food, the service, the ambience, were all unparalleled. I would come back here without hesitation.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I like it anyway
    Meal123
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    I'm a fan of Jane, and so, despite uncharacteristically bad service on this last visit, I'll go again. The menu is interesting and the good is tasty. Also, the cocktails were delicious (and strong).
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • LOVED it so much
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We went for dinner, then back for brunch the next day! Food was amazing :)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not just for brunch!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Excellent food ambience, service. Dinner was delicious. Service very attentive and friendly A great place for a romantic evening out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Jane! Brava!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Jane never disappoints. Food, drinks—including wine—and service are reliably consistent and wonderful. An oasis in a crazy world.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • awesome
    jennyb
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Everything was great! would come back again and again. Food was relish!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • blah
    boppingwinefoodVIP
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Theres such a hype about this place -i didnt quite get it. the service was great I'm not going to lie however the eggs benedict And the everything crepee we ordered werenot properly seasoned missing salt and lacking flavor. the decoration is basic, there's nothing unique about it I would probably go to the Smiths over Jane any time
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Don't Go Sunday Before Noon
    Tay13J
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    My husband and I visited Jane from out of town because we read their brunch was amazing. Though the prices were a little higher than what we were looking for they advertised that a cocktail was included with every meal. Well, that made the entree prices very appealing. However, due to NY law, they couldn't sell alcohol before noon on Sunday (we had 10:30 reservations). They offered complementary juice... but not coffee. Which baffled me. But anyway, the food was good. My husband loved the biscuits and gravy. The french toast was to die for! I also had the rancheros but didn't like the soft tortilla and I thought the salsa was bland (out of a jar generic).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best brunch ever!!
    debbyx1xVIP
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    We took a weekend trip to NYC with friends and just love Jane!! We had been here with the same friends two years ago and had brunch at Jane but I think the food this weekend surpassed our first experience here. We ate at wonderful restaurants all weekend but my favorite meal was at Jane. Can't wait to take my boys there!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun & Tasty Start to the Night
    BeeeJay
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    On a recent Saturday evening we arrived on time for our 9pm reservation and were seated promptly in a comfortable corner booth. We ordered a variety of appetizers, entrees, sides and numerous specialty drinks. The service was outstanding and the food and drinks were tasty and interesting. We enjoyed an ideal dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Brunch
    Restaddt
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    While brunches usually serve the regulars, I love that Jane expands their eggs Benedict selections, putting crab cake and grits instead of the traditional english muffin. I really do love it, although perhaps if they could do their grits slightly flatter so there's not so much, it would be most excellent balance otherwise. Potatoes were really good! If they could take the greasy out of the bacon slightly, it was slightly off putting to see all of that grease shining in the dim light. French toast was very very good, although I do wish other fruits such as blueberries or raspberries were options, even for a dollar more. Drinks were good - bloody mary's came with olives/green tomato instead of celery, or an option for diners would be great.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • An excellent surprise
    BuzzwordVIP
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    We spent the long weekend in NYC and mapping out places to eat is always a challenge. I chose "Jane" based on some good reviews...and on a whim. We could not have been happier with the outcome. Our dinner at "Jane" was by far and away the best meal we had in our four days in NYC. The house special on Mondays turned out to be the best fried chicken (really!) I've ever had. And the ribs are outstanding. To validate our food-swooning, we heard much ooohing and ahhhing from the diners at nearby tables. Add to that, the wait staff are excellent; attentive, friendly and gracious. To make our experience even more remarkable: our $$ tab was about half of what we spent at other restaurants over the weekend. "Jane" is definitely a winner!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely dinner
    Taco
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    We went on a Sunday night to celebrate a few things and enjoyed the great steak frites deal that is offered then. We shared an appetizer and a dessert as well. The steak was juicy and delicious, there really were a mountain of frites on the plate, and the dessert was excellent. I also really enjoyed my cocktail (although standard practices indicate that any cocktail with lemon and clear alcohol is going to be a good one), called the French 75. The restaurant was about half-empty, but it was a Sunday night before a holiday so it's not surprising. Service was attentive, noise level was surprisingly low, and overall a very enjoyable experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Birthday brunch
    Foodlover
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Food was great and waiter was helpful and friendly, offering drink suggestions. Fun place to be with friends. A little noisy/loud
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Brunch
    Dave
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Interesting variations on Eggs Benedict, all with marvelous potatoes. Service was attentive and cordial. Come early and it is not too crowded but it fills up quickly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Brunch
    DenjggVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Great brunch with innovative cocktails & trendy well thought out menu. The food is consistently well prepared. A lively downtown stylish crowd adds a another dimension to the room. Make res in advanced or be prepared for a wait. The Jane is very popular.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect for Parents' Visit
    BintheBigApple
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    My mom, dad, and sister came to town for my mom's 50th birthday/Labor Day weekend and this was the perfect choice for their first night in the city. The food and service were truly on point.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • outstanding!
    chee2766
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    The food and the service. .. I will visit again. ...
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Our waitress was absolutely wonderful and there was never a time where our waters were not filled. She made excellent recommendations as well!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great brunch!
    carythecobra85
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    All specialty brunch menu items looked delicious. I finally decided on "The Johnny", per our excellent server, Emily's suggestion. It was the first time I had not ordered the truffled gnocchi and I was not disappointed. I ate every single bite. Good, spicy Bloody Mary's, too!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    FoodLover
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Not only was the food was delicious but the service was outstanding. Very friendly and fast.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fresh spin on American comfort food
    VisitorVIP
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Really enjoyed the food. Great, friendly service. A great place to get a meal in the Village.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Solid Spot for an Affordable Night
    VillageFoodieVIP
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    My wife and I went here for a casual date night. The food was good, the prices were reasonable and the service was excellent and speedy. I'd recommend it as a neighborhood staple and will be returning.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Jane is a good place...
    live2dineoutVIP
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    It is a perfect neighborhood restaurant with a solid menu and tasty dishes. I go often because it is close by and it is consistently good.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Jane great as always
    KateSVIP
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Tried new dish and its still amazing as everything else
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing ghnocci
    JujuVIP
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Amazing ghnocci although too small for the price. Nice service and ambience. Down size is that restaurant was not full and they were rushing us to leave.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Fun Afternoon
    hungryonsunday
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Really kind waitstaff who coped well with the brunch rush. Remember that in NYC no alcohol can be served before noon on Sundays, so if you're planning on getting a Bloody Mary or Screwdriver with your entree, consider sleeping in. Waiting time with reservation: 15 minutes. Waiting time without reservation: about an hour.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Used to be great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    I used to always take visiting friends here and would go here for special occasions. They have raised their prices several times in the last year. They changed their recipe on my favorite dish. So not only does it cost more but you get less. The hostess is always rude, even when I was having a birthday brunch there. I'm kinda over this place. I hear Penelope is fantastic.
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  • Amazing brunch
    jordank
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Their brunch is fantastic. It has a wide selection, all of which is delicious. I highly recommend their vanilla french toast.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • foodie
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    nothing extra-ordinary in taste or presentation, just too pricey
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